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Climate change and ecological public health

11 February 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Climate change has been identified as a serious threat to human health, associated with the sustainability of current practices and lifestyles. Nurses should expand...

Promoting public health: part 1

01 November 2006

Nursing Management

Continuing professional development

IMPROVING THE HEALTH of populations is a major concern at local, regional, national and international levels. National surveys in the UK and elsewhere, such as that...

Establishing a public health nursing project

28 May 1997

Nursing Standard

Community

Public health nursing has its foundations in primary care and as such, forms the natural public health lead in local communities and primary care teams. Public...

Encouraging early presentation of cancer symptoms

01 April 2009

Primary Health Care

General

Reluctance to consult a health professional or attend for cancer screening is being addressed as part of the ongoing campaign to improve cancer survival rates. The...

Exposure to health inequalities as a measure of outcomes

01 February 2014

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

Earlier this year, the authors, all members of the UK Learning Disability Consultant Nurse Network, completed development of the Health Equalities Framework. This...

Defining public value in health care provision

01 June 2005

Nursing Management

CPD

PUBLIC VALUE has been defined as ‘what the public values – what they are willing to make sacrifices of money and freedom to achieve’ (Kelly and Muers 2002).

Advising travellers on health abroad: part 2

19 July 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical health education

While abroad, most travellers will have some leisure time. The amount will probably depend on whether their visit is for holiday or business purposes. How the time...

Advising travellers on health abroad: part 1

12 July 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical health education

Travel-related illness is not new. Alexander the Great is thought to have died of malaria, and the spread of disease along trade routes has been documented for...

Role of the nurse in addressing the health effects of climate change

01 May 2013

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

Climate change affects the social and environmental determinants of health such as clean air, sufficient food, safe drinking water and secure shelter, and may be...

Children and secondhand smoke: not just a community issue

01 March 2006

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Secondhand smoke (formerly referred to as passive smoke) is the involuntary breathing of other people’s tobacco smoke. Many of the 5,000 chemicals in cigarette smoke...
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